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Ahmed Mansoor

Researchers uncover UAE cyber espionage campaign using rare Apple “Zero Days”

August 25, 2016

Israeli cyber war firm implicated; rights activist targeted

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Photo: Andy Nystrom via Flickr.

The Uber Effect: innovation in the fast lane

August 12, 2016

Senior associate at the Munk School of Global Affairs’ Innovation Policy Lab discusses legal roadblocks to innovation in the transportation sector.

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The Reaching the Hard to Reach project looks at how essential services are delivered to the world's poorest communities. From left to right: Professor Joseph Wong, Stephanie Lim, Kim Skead, Aditya Rau, Anthony Marchese and Kourosh Houshmand.

Out of South Africa: Undergrads learn how to reach the poorest of the poor

August 4, 2016

Undergrad students share insights from their summer research trip to South Africa.

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U.S. Democratic National Convention and American flag

Pruessen: Frustration and Anger Are Powerful Forces in the 2016 U.S. Election

July 27, 2016

Why are the fiery speeches of Donald Trump so appealing to some? Ron Pruessen explains why anger and frustration have become the driving forces behind the 2016 U.S. election.

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A tribute of flowers is laid on a bench in Nice, France

Cohen: Fundamental French values are under attack

July 18, 2016

Paul Cohen, currently in Paris, comments on the July 14 attack in Nice, France.

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Self-driving cars could save Toronto as much as $6 billion dollars, says David Ticoll. Photo: Ross Brimble via Flickr

Self-driving cars are the (not so distant) future

July 15, 2016

David Ticoll discusses how shared means of transportation with automated vehicles could radically change the face of Toronto and the Canadian economy.

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U of T students at the Centre for Aboriginal Initiatives. Photo: Aaron Mason Photography

U of T Truth and Reconciliation committee releases interim report

July 14, 2016

Stephen Toope, co-chair of the TRC Steering Committee, says they have a deep commitment for positive change.

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Gun control advocates gather at a rally to prevent gun violence in Annapolis, Maryland. Photo: Jay Baker via Flickr.

Could 2016 be the year America cracks down on guns?

July 11, 2016

Ronald Pruessen sheds light on the politics behind gun control in the United States.

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Series of European Union flags

Austin: there’s still hope for European community

July 7, 2016

Professor Robert Austin, an expert on Central and Eastern European politics, emphasizes the need to combat populist rhetoric instead of seeing Brexit as the failure of the EU.

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Four speakers sit at a panel

Big Data, Parts 1 and 2

July 5, 2016

Are we getting closer to the world of “Big Brother” described in George Orwell’s “1984”? Listen to our two-part discussion on Big Data with CBC Ideas.

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